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Glucose Transporter Type 1 Deficiency Syndrome
Summary Glucose transporter type 1 (Glut1) deficiency syndrome is a rare genetic metabolic disorder characterized by deficiency of a protein that is required for glucose (a simple sugar) to cross the blood-brain barrier. The most common symptom is seizures (epilepsy),which usually begin within the first few months of life. However,the symptoms and severity of Glut1 deficiency syndrome can ...
Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy
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The brain controls how the body moves by sending out small electrical signals through the nerves to the muscles. Seizures, or convulsions, occur when abnormal signals from the brain change the way the body functions.
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